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Huaraz Tours–the restless capital of this Andean adventure kingdom and its rooftops command exhaustive panoramas of the city’s dominion: one of the most impressive mountain ranges in the world. Nearly wiped out by the earthquake of 1970 so the town itself was hastily reconstructed after the devastating 1970 earthquake. A single street, Jirón José Olaya (to the right of Raymondi), gives a hint of what Huaraz looked like before it came crumbling down.
Dip into the thermal baths Baños Termales de Monterrey. A series of small wells and two large pools has mineral-rich waters that make the water look dark brown and rather unappealing. Admire the Pastoruri’s mountain beauty, and the other rugged mountains, glistening lochs, breathtaking vistas.
Our tailor-made trip experts will work with you, offering guidance on the best time to travel at a pace that makes sense for you and yours. This tour is completely customizable, which means you can make your add-ons or focus on certain interests, where our private guides will offer you with more unique experiences, we will tailor this adventure to your specifications.
Join us for the adventure of a lifetime – give us a call at +51 984 464 391 or shoot us an email at email@example.com to learn more or book your spot today!
This trip is officially operated by Peru Summit Adventures, a 100% local tour operator based in Cusco.
The following itinerary is just a sample, which can be customized according to your interest and budget, please talk to your Peru Summit Adventures tailor-made tour expert for further details.
We go to the hotel in Huaraz to pick you up, then to start the excursión in the city, during the excursion we visit the regional museum of Ancash that is considered the biggest lithic museum in southamerica, next we visit the church of the Lord of Soledad the patron of the Huaraz city, subsequently we go walking to the typical street of Jose Olaya which was not affected by, the earthquake of 1970, because of this street we can relized that how would have been the streets in Huaraz before the earthquake, after exploring the street we drive to the viewpoint of Pinar from this point we have awesome views of the Huaraz city so we take our personal pictures of the city. To finish the tour we drive to the hot springs of Monterrey, located 7-km away of the city; in which, we enjoy the temperated pools. Eventually we drive back to the hotel in Huaraz.
We go to your hotel in Huaraz to pick you up in the morning, we drive to Callejon de Huaylas where we visit the towns with singular beauty such as Marcara, Carhuaz, Mancos, Ranrahirca, and Yungay, in the afternoon we visit the Llanganuco lake which is located in the Huascaran National Park, after exploring this lake we drive to Caraz City where we can taste the yummy manjar blanco or dulce de leche (made by boiling down milk and sugar), then we drive back to the hotel in Huaraz city.
After breakfast which is organizad at the hotel, we leave to archaeological site of Chavin de Huantar where we see the monolithic rock that represents a divinity, human heads made of rock which are sticking out from the walls, ceremonial plazas, main doorways, stayrways that interconnect important dwellings. Then we visit the mining towns, and the Querococha lagoon. As well as we visit the tunnel of Cahuish that traverses the Cordillera Blanca, converging the Callejon de Huaylas with Callejon the Conchucos. After that we drive back to the hotel in Huaraz.
After breakfast which is organizad at the hotel in Huaraz, we leave to Pastoruri Mt, along the way we stop at some highland rural towns to admire their beauty, we visit the San Patricio’s crack, Patococha lagoon where just close by we see the Puya Raimondi which is one of the most exponent plant among the highland flora, after that we visit the gasified water fountain of Puma Pampa, the spring of Pumashamin of different colors, then we visit the cavepaintings, subsequently we have a short walking to the Majestic Pastoruri snowpeak, where we see the crevasses, natural glacier formation, eventually we drive back to the hotel in Huaraz.
After breakfast that is organizad at the hotel, we drive to the archaeological site of Honcopampa, which got the architectural influence from the Wari culture (a.d 600 – 900). At this archaeological site we see rectangular with central patio enclosures and dwellings, and necrópolis of chullpas or mausoleums with two floors, the biggest one has six doorways and twenty small rooms on the first floor. After that, we drive back to the hotel in Huaraz, on the way we have a couple of stops to enjoy gorgeous scenic views.
From US$ 700/ 5 Days
We can customize this private tour just for you. Any detail can be tailored – activities, length, hotels, and destinations. Call us at +51 984 464 391 or request a quote.
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